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Freestyle Nat’l Champs Wrap-up at Kelly’s WW Park in Cascade, Idaho; Wright First for Men, Emily Jackson for Women

The North Fork downstream had its chance with a blow-out extreme race a few weeks earlier. Now it was the North Fork’s chance to show freestyle kayakers what it could offer. And it offered plenty at the U.S. National Whitewater Championships July 6-8 at Kelly’s Whitewater Park in Cascade, on what competitors called “possibly the biggest loop spot on Earth...”

Czech’s Lasko On Top at Teva Exteme Champs

While creek racers in the Rockies and elsewhere are busy chalking up results domestically, a crew of kayakers overseas recently battled for top bragging rights in Italy at the unofficial Teva Extreme Kayaking World Championships...

Foreigners First at Teva Games’ Steep Creek Champs

Chalk two up for the foreigners. An Olympian from Down Under got up and over the competition at this year’s Homestake Creek Race at the Teva Mountain Games, as well as a gal from The Netherlands. Mike Dawson from New Zealand claimed a repeat victory in the Bud Light Lime Steep Creek Championships in Vail. On the women's side, Martina Wegman of The Netherlands beat out the women’s field for top honors...

Dane Jackson, Nick Troutman Tie at Paddling Life Open

The water might not have been the highest competitors have seen but the excitement still was at this year’s seventh annual Paddling Life Pro Open on Monday, May 28, in Steamboat Springs, Colo. And the sub-par levels still didn’t stop some of the world’s best kayakers from putting on a sizzling show as the final event of the Yampa River Festival.

From Tricky Whu’s to Tricky Gates: Emily Jackson Makes US Slalom Team, Behind Caroline Queen, Ashley Nee; Parsons, Fraker Take Top Spots for Men’s...

A key round in the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trails for whitewater slalom took place at the U.S. National Whitewater Center in Charlotte, N.C., April 12-14. Among the results, women’s world freestyle champion Emily Jackson earned a seat on the USA Canoe/Kayak Team, with an opportunity to win a spot on the U.S. Olympic Team competing in London this summer.

Teva’s Dawson Sets Up Worlds Toughest Slalom Course on New Zealand’s Kaituna

What would you do if you were an extreme boater living Down Under in New Zealand and vying for a spot on the Olympic Slalom team to compete this summer in London? If you’re Teva team member Mike Dawson, you hang up gates on a flooding Class V Kaituna to train on perhaps the toughest slalom course in the world...

$170,000 Donated to Save the Colorado River. Funding focuses on water conservation throughout the basin

For the second year, the Save the Colorado River Campaign Fund has made donations to 15 environmental groups up and down the basin – from Denver to Las Vegas to San Diego – to help protect and restore the Colorado River. The river’s water supplies are being stretched thin, and the river itself has been stretched beyond the breaking point. This year the Colorado River’s 5 trillion gallons of water were once again drained completely out and never reached the Sea of Cortez in Mexico.

Mexico, Veracruz Partner with Jackson Kayak to Promote Adventure Travel

The Adventure Travel Trade Association World Summit provided a fitting background for today's announcement of a groundbreaking partnership between an American kayak manufacturer, the Mexican tourism industry and the adventure travel industry...
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